Support Resources

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There are a number of support resources you can access on this site, developed by Safe and Equal and in some cases in partnership with organisations across the family violence sector.

These resources aim to provide you with relevant and up to date information on family violence, and what you can do to get the support you need.

Easy English

Information from this website is also available in an Easy English downloadable booklet called ‘How to feel safe at home if there is family violence’.

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Do you need support now?

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call triple zero (000).

If you are experiencing family violence, there are services that can provide support and advice. They will listen to you and help you to explore your options and think about what you want to do next.

Videos

In partnership with Family Violence Victoria (FSV) we have developed a series of four animated videos, designed to raise awareness of family violence and give viewers the skills and confidence to respond.

Each video focuses on a different topic, including what it is like to experience family violence, recognising the signs of family violence, and how to ask a loved one if they are safe at home.

Each video has been translated into 15 languages with closed captioning.

“Living in fear” (English)

Learn more about what family violence is, and how you can access support if you are experiencing abuse. 

“How do I ask my friend or family member if they are safe at home?” (English)

Learn more about how to ask a loved one if they are safe at home. 

“Recognising the signs of family violence” (English)

Learn more about the signs of family violence, and how to start the conversation with a loved one. 

“Helping a loved one who isn’t safe at home” (English)

Learn about safe ways to respond if someone you care about is experiencing abuse. 

This project has been funded by The State Government of Victoria, Edward Wilson Estate, Erdi Foundation, The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, the William Buckland Foundation and Trusts managed as part of the Sector Capacity Building Fund at Equity Trustees.

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